Coronavirus: Applicant Updates

Exams Cancelled? 

Don't worry, your place is still secure with us.

We understand that some of you might be feeling anxious about coming to college in September. Perhaps you’re wondering what you can do to get ready for your courses, or how we’re going to keep you safe. All of these questions and more are answered below.

If there’s anything else we can help with, please get in touch


I have applied but I haven't received an interview letter. What should I do?

Our Admissions Team have contacted all applicants to offer an interview via text and email. If you haven't received an email or text, please email If you have applied after the 1st June, you have been put on a waiting list and we will be in touch as soon as we can.

I haven't applied yet but I want to study at Notre Dame. Can I still apply now?

Yes, we are still accepting applications as normal. You should receive an email confirming you have successfully submitted an application. If you haven't received this email, please email where we will then confirm if you have successfully submitted an application. Please check your junk mailbox for the confirmation email.

My interview was cancelled. Does this mean I won't get a place?

Absolutely not! You should have received your interview invitation via email and text. If you haven't received this, please email

What if I have not achieved the grades I expected?

Don’t worry, please attend your enrolment appointment as normal and we will discuss all options available.

I have lost my offer letter and my parent/carer needs a copy. What should I do?

Email and we can provide a letter stating you have been offered a provisional place with us from September 2020. HMRC have confirmed they need an offer letter from the destination college/ post-16 provider for child benefit payments to continue after September 2020.  

How can I prepare for my courses at Notre Dame?

Take advantage of our Summer Learning Programme. Here at college, our teachers have been busy putting together all sort of activities and resources, which will give you a head start when it comes to your A level and BTEC/CTEC courses. Be ahead of the game and click on this link to start learning today:

Will it be safe for me to study with you?

Yes: we’re getting everything ready to make sure you’ll be safe to enrol and learn with us. We will continue to follow government guidelines, and will let you know what our plans are, as soon as we can.

Will Notre Dame accept my calculated grades?

Yes: your grades will be formally awarded, so we’ll treat them in the same way as grades awarded any other year.  You can double-check our entry requirements here:

When are the new Lower Sixth student induction days?

All of our key dates and important calendar information can be accessed here.

How will enrolment work this year?
Enrolment appointment packs have been sent out and you should have received one by post. If you have not received one, please email Our guide to enrolment can be accessed here.

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